stop out
intransitive verb Etymology: after drop out Date: 1971 to withdraw temporarily from enrollment at a college or university • stop-out noun

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • stop out — I. transitive verb 1. : to cover part of (a printing surface) with something that does not print or that prevents printing: as a. : to cover (areas on a negative being prepared for photoengraving) with an opaque substance to prevent light action; …   Useful english dictionary

  • Stop Out — Infobox Football club clubname = Stop Out | fullname = Stop Out Sports Club founded = 1922, as Moera Stop Out ground = Hutt Park, Lower Hutt league = Central Premier League pattern la1=|pattern b1=|pattern ra1=… …   Wikipedia

  • stop-out — ˈ ̷ ̷ ˌ ̷ ̷ noun ( s) Etymology: stop out, verb (herein) : a person who stops out of a college or university * * * /stop owt /, n. 1. a temporary withdrawal from school or a delay in the pursuit of one s education. 2. a student who withdraws from …   Useful english dictionary

  • stop out — phrasal verb [intransitive] Word forms stop out : present tense I/you/we/they stop out he/she/it stops out present participle stopping out past tense stopped out past participle stopped out British informal to not come home at night …   English dictionary

  • stop-out — noun see stop out …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • stop-out — /stop owt /, n. 1. a temporary withdrawal from school or a delay in the pursuit of one s education. 2. a student who withdraws from school temporarily. Also, stopout. [1970 75; STOP + (DROP)OUT] * * * …   Universalium

  • stop-out — noun Brit. informal a person who stays out late at night …   English new terms dictionary

  • stop out Brit. — stop out Brit. informal stay out later than expected. → stop …   English new terms dictionary

  • stop-out price — The lowest auction price at which Treasury bills are sold. Bloomberg Financial Dictionary …   Financial and business terms

  • dirty stop-out — Noun. A person who has stayed out enjoying themselves beyond the expected time of return. Jocular usage …   English slang and colloquialisms

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